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Stage 6

Intimacy Vs Isolation
(Ages 18-30)

What occurs during stage 6?

this usually occurs during the ages of 18-30


an individual triesto have somedegree of intimacy rather than
being isolate
intimacymeans to be able to be close toothers.
you can be intimate as alover, friend,or people in your society
the oppostie of being intimate isto isloate yourself from love,
friendships, andyour community
one develops hatred to achieve isolation
this mostlyeffects thepartners and friends

Maladaptation (having too much!)


CAUSE:

having fear of
commitment
tendancy to become
intimate too easliy
and freely
moving around a lot
as a child

EFFECT:(on personality)

being promiscuious
not being able to
sustain a long-lasting
relationship
(shallow v. deep)

Examples of being promiscuious:


sleepingwithmany partners
always in search of a new partner

Relationships & Friendships


(virtures)
Young adults being ableto make
long lasting friends
Begin to fall in love
This impacts their "later in life"
personality

Examples ofhaving right balance:


being understanding

feeling love and care towards the people


around you

iNTiMACY V.S iSOLATiON


MALiGNANCY
WHAT CAN CAUSE IT ?

-TENDENCY TO ISOLAT ONES SELF FROM OTHERS

-ISOLATING ONES SELF FROM


LOVE , FRIENDSHIPS , AND COMMUNICATION
WITH OTHERS

iNTiMACYV.SiSOLATiON
MaLiGNANCY

HOW WILL THIS AFFECT


PERSONALITY ?

- IF ONE ISOLATES FROM OTHERS MAY


DEVELOP HATE TOWARD HIS/HERS
LONELINESS....